Radiology

From X-rays to PET scans, Citizens Medical Center, Inc. uses the latest diagnostic technology.  We employ highly qualified registered or registry-eligible technologists who provide diagnostic imaging services to our patients.  We provide you and your health care team with the accurate and timely diagnostic imaging results needed to provide for your well-being.   

Diagnostic Imaging:

Our imaging services include:

  • X-Ray/Radiographic studies
  • Computed Tomography (CT)
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Ultrasound/Echocardiogram
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Mammography
  • DEXA bone densitometry
  • Fluoroscopy
  • PET scan-this is a mobile service available on alternating Mondays. 

Patient Instructions:

Some diagnostic imaging procedures require preparation before being performed.  Additionally some exams require an investment of time on your part for a complete and thorough imaging study.  If you have questions about preparing for or methods that can be used to make your imaging studies more pleasant please contact us at (785) 460-1250. 

Precertification:

Some imaging studies require precertification.  This process requires receiving authorization for a specific medical diagnostic procedure before it is done. It is required for payment from some third-party payers.  Prior to seeking treatment at the Radiology department at Citizens Medical Center, Inc. we suggest you discuss your insurance coverage with your employer or private insurance carrier in order to confirm coverage and to determine if your insurance is accepted by us.  Please note that you are responsible for all charges not paid by your employer or private insurance.

Other Information:

  • Check in at the Admissions department prior to arriving for your imaging study.
  • All metal must be removed prior to the performance of a MRI.
  • Some imaging equipment cannot operate safely if the weight placed on it exceeds a certain amount.  To provide a safe imaging study we may ask for or obtain your weight. 

 

Contact Us:
Radiology
Citizens Medical Center, Inc.
100 E. College Drive
Colby, KS 67701
Phone: (785) 460-1250
Fax: (785) 460-1235
Hours: Monday-Friday 07:00AM-5:00PM
On-Call: 24 hours